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Proboscis Proboscus
Engraved before 1811 from an original in the then Museum Pio Clemens in Rome (Click for details)
Esculapius (Medicine) between Mercury (Merchants) and the Graces (Medicine, Hygiene and Panacea)
Esculapius dealt with Patients - Merchants make deals with Clients

~ PROBOSCIS
~ PROBOSCUS  id+ |TUBULAR FEEDING SNOUT |
             biol> SUCKING ORGAN OF INSECTS
  gr BOSKEIN = TO FEED        sug> MOSQUITO
  biol> ELEPHANT HAVE A MAGNIFICENT PROBOSCUS
        bot PROBOSCIS FLOWER or UNICORN PLANT
  med> MALFORMED HUMANS MAY HAVE A PROBOSCIS LIKE NOSE
       CONSISTING OF A SINGLE OR UNDIVIDED NASAL TUBE
  OFTEN A SING OF TRISOMY OF CHROMOSOME NUMBER 13
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